Feb 20, 2019: Bailey McCann (Opalesque New York) – A new competitor to the VIX launched today on the MIAX Options Exchange. The competitor – SPIKES – was created by T3 Index, an indexing firm, as part of a partnership with MIAX Options’ parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc.
Feb 22, 2019: Jay Soloff (Investors Alley) – When it comes to trading volatility, The VIX has long held the crown as the most viable product on the market. Products based on the VIX, the S&P 500 Implied Volatility Index, have been one of the most notable additions to the trading universe in the 21st[…]
FEB 11, 2019 Host of Volatility Views podcast Mark Longo talks with Mark Sebastian from Option Pit about SPIKES and all things volatility.
Feb 6,2019 – Carol Massar and Jason Kelly talk to Simon Ho, Executive Director at T3 Index about the SPIKES Index as an alternative to the VIX – Bloomberg Businessweek podcast (go to 12 min in) Listen now
FEB 8, 2019: Luke Kawa (Bloomberg) — Wall Street’s wildly popular fear gauge — the VIX — may finally get some real competition. On Feb. 19, MIAX Options plans to debut options on a VIX copycat, the SPIKES Index, in an attempt to break up Cboe Global Markets Inc.’s monopoly on exchange-traded volatility products. Read more
MIAX Options Exchange Begins Trading February 19, Opening Volatility Market to Competition for First Time in History. PRINCETON, N.J. – February 5, 2019 – MIAX Options® is scheduled to launch volatility trading on the SPIKES™ Index (Ticker: SPIKE) February 19, marking the end of exclusivity in the volatility market.
February 5 was a day that took global stock markets by surprise. The prospect of more rises in US interest rates was always going to hurt markets, and the sell-off had started in the preceding days. But on the fifth of February, for no apparent reason, an orderly sell down became a stampede. On Wall[…]
May 14, 2018 Mark Longo Shelly Brown, EVP at MIAX discusses the SPIKES index with The Options Insider. Read more: https://theoptionsinsider.com/volatility-views-304-is-spikes-the-next-big-thing/#ixzz5fBaLTtDh The Options Insider: Your Inside Source For Options Information
MIAX Options® today announced that it has begun publishing the SPIKES™ Volatility Index (Ticker: SPIKE), following a successful launch of the Index. Transmission of the underlying Index value is being done via OPRA, with an option settlement value to follow at a later date.
MIAX Options® and T3 Index today announced that the SPIKES™ index (Ticker: SPIKE) will be launched on MIAX Options in April 2018